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Easy decision for Lakers: Jordan Clarkson's contract to guarantee Saturday

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers face one of their easiest decisions of the summer on Saturday, the deadline to cut second-year guard Jordan Clarkson.
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Lakers in review: Summer league struggle, veteran additions introduced

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers sent nearly half of the team's roster for the 2015-16 season to Las Vegas, to play in the NBA's summer league.
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New poll shows Donald Trump running strong in Iowa, New Hampshire

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kurtis Lee) — Donald Trump, the provocative reality television star who for much of the last month has upended the 2016 Republican primary, is still doing well in polls in a pair of early nominating states...
  • 7 days ago
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New Lakers center Hibbert expects to return to All-Star form

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — EL SEGUNDO – To Larry Bird and others in charge in Indiana, Roy Hibbert was a lost cause. A lumbering center with little offensive game and a disinterested temperament, they were happy pawning him...
  • 10 days ago
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Video: Kobe Bryant has not reached out to new Lakers Hibbert, Williams and Bass

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — EL SEGUNDO -- The Lakers introduced summer acquisitions Roy Hibbert, Lou Williams and Brandon Bass on Wednesday, and each of the veterans seemed genuinely pleased to be there. Each talked about...
  • 10 days ago
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Mitch Kupchak says Lakers have needs but are running out of roster slots

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — On Wednesday, the Lakers introduced three recent acquisitions, defensive-minded center Roy Hibbert, scoring guard Lou Williams and power forward Brandon Bass.
  • 11 days ago
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Texas officials release corrected dash-cam video of Sandra Bland's arrest

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Michael Muskal) — A new, apparently glitch-free version of a dash-cam video showing the confrontation between Sandra Bland and a Texas trooper during her arrest was released Wednesday after questions arose about...
  • 11 days ago
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Affidavit: Texas trooper used force in arrest of Sandra Bland, who later died in cell

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Molly Hennessy-Fiske) — Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a jail cell July 13, had kicked a Texas trooper who used force to subdue then arrest her three days earlier, according to the officer's affidavit released...
  • 12 days ago
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Shaquille O'Neal, Scottie Pippen talk epic smack in Lakers vs. Bulls battle

Los Angeles Times (Austin Knoblauch) — Shaquille O'Neal and Scottie Pippen have waded into the long, arduous history that is sports hypotheticals. O'Neal, who seems to enjoy reminiscing about all the great teams he played for during...
  • 12 days ago
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Lakers' Julius Randle frustrated by limited court time in Las Vegas

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Lakers forward Julius Randle couldn't hide his disappointment with the results of his second summer league with the team.
  • 15 days ago
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Byron Scott says D'Angelo Russell is 'not Magic Johnson'

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers wrapped up summer league in Las Vegas on Friday with an 84-78 loss to the Utah Jazz, falling to 1-4 despite carrying at least seven players under contract that will play for the team...
  • 15 days ago
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Lakers rookies are not the only ones struggling in Las Vegas summer league

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers' summer league squad (1-3) hasn't been especially impressive, despite high hopes for rookie guard D'Angelo Russell and second-year forward Julius Randle.
  • 16 days ago
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California wildfire burns on interstate; drone interferes with firefighting effort

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Soumya Karlamangla) — A fast-moving brush fire swept over the 15 Freeway in San Bernardino County Friday, catching cars on fire and threatening several mountain communities.
  • 16 days ago
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Lakers fall to the Mavericks, will play Friday against the Jazz

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The 11th-seeded Lakers lost in the opening round of the Las Vegas summer league tournament, falling to the No. 22 Dallas Mavericks, 88-86.
  • 17 days ago
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Opportunities expand as Laker Anthony Brown's world shrinks

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — LAS VEGAS – It didn’t take long for Anthony Brown to be fooled by one of the passes from the Lakers’ more touted rookie.In one of the team’s first practices before the NBA Summer League, Brown...
  • 17 days ago
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Lakers' summer-league games draw record ratings on Time Warner Cable

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Through three summer league games in Las Vegas, the Lakers (1-2) have drawn record ratings on Time Warner Cable SportsNet.
  • 18 days ago
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Lakers earn 11th seed, will play Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — After losing two of three games, the Lakers earned an 11th seed in the NBA's Las Vegas championship tournament.
  • 18 days ago
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Lakers plan staff move to beef up analytics operation

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — LAS VEGAS – Lakers executives have long defended their use of advanced statistics, disputing the public perception that the 16-time NBA champions are behind the times.The organization, however, is...
  • 19 days ago
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Lakers' young players struggle against Knicks

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — LAS VEGAS – The system in place does ultimately crown a champion of the Las Vegas Summer League, so it’s not entirely accurate to say wins and losses here don’t matter.Teams such as the Lakers,...
  • 19 days ago
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Lakers in review: Roy Hibbert, Brandon Bass, Lou Williams join team

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — After striking out on their top free-agent choices like LaMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan and Greg Monroe, the Lakers moved on to fill the roster with three experienced veterans.
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Blog Articles

Andre Ethier's second homer gives Dodgers sweep of Angels, 5-3

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Steve Dilbeck) — It looked promising the first time Andre Ethier hit a home run, his solo shot putting the Dodgers up by a run in the eighth. Only, in the ninth, the Dodgers fumbled away the lead and the game...
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Man shot, wounded in Westwood

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Carla Rivera) — A 26 year-old man was shot early Sunday after he and two friends got into an argument with four other men outside a Westwood bar, police said.
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Hard Summer 2015: The Weeknd, Chemical Brothers deliver big first night

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (August Brown) — Is it time to call Hard Summer the dominant music festival in Los Angeles?
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Special Olympics athlete from Albania goes missing in L.A.

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Lauren Raab) — A Special Olympics athlete from Albania went missing Saturday night, and officials are seeking the public's help in finding him.
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Cracks emerge in Taliban leadership in Afghanistan

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Ali M. Latifi) — Signs of a divide in the Taliban emerged Sunday when the apparent brother of former leader Mullah Mohammad Omar said he and others have yet to swear allegiance to the new head of the group.
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Seeking safety in Mexico City, journalist found death

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Deborah Bonello) — The young photographer had fled the state of Veracruz in fear for his life to seek security in Mexico City. On Sunday, his fellow journalists mourned the loss of Ruben Espinosa, shot to death...
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The money race is on for L.A. County Board of Supervisors 2016 primary

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Alice Walton) — The primary election is 10 months away, but candidates for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' Fifth District are raising hundreds of thousands of dollars as they jockey to pull ahead...
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Girl, 16, dies of wounds suffered in attack on Jerusalem gay pride parade

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Batsheva Sobelman) — A 16-year-old high-school student died of her wounds Sunday, three days after being critically injured in an attack on a gay pride parade, Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem announced.
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Dodgers activate Mat Latos for game against Angels, send Yimi Garcia back down

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Steve Dilbeck) — The effects of that 13-player trade continued prior to Sunday's game, with the Dodgers sending reliever Yimi Garcia back down to create a spot on the 25-man roster for Mat Latos.
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2 women at HARD Summer music festival die of suspected overdoses

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Richard Winton) — Two 19-year-old women died of suspected drug overdoses after collapsing at the HARD Summer music festival at the Fairplex in Pomona, authorities said Sunday.
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Earthquake: 3.2 temblor registered near Mendota, Calif.

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Quakebot) — A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 17 miles from the Fresno County city of Mendota, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:30...
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'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' tops weekend with $56 million

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Saba Hamedy) — "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" proved its box office might over the weekend, opening with a better-than-expected $56 million.
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Northern California fire explodes; 24 homes lost, thousands threatened

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jack Dolan) — The Rocky Fire exploded overnight, burning 47,000 acres as of Sunday morning and threatening 6,000 structures in Lake, Yolo and Colusa counties. 
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Personal finance Q&A: Saving for retirement should be primary goal

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Liz Weston) — Dear Liz: I'm engaged to be married and need your advice on getting started in the world of shared finances.
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Uber, Lyft not popular with business travelers

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Hugo Martin) — Although ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft continue to expand across the country, the services remain one of the least popular ground transportation options among business travelers.
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Airfares drop while airlines score big profits

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Hugo Martin) — If you plan to travel this fall, expect to pay the lowest airfares in years.
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Set sail with GetMyBoat.com app

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jen Leo) — Raise the sail on your adventures with the Airbnb of boats.
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'Downton Abbey': Cast reflects on final moments, talks movie prospects

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Yvonne Villarreal) — Grab your kerchief: there are just two weeks of production left on "Downtown Abbey." Like, ever.
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Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Los Angeles Times Staff) — Get the experience of reading today's paper online through our eNewspaper, an electronic version of the same paper that hits subscriber's driveways. Or, read those stories on latimes.com using...
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Defense is the biggest difference in the Dodgers this season

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Steve Dilbeck) — What's the biggest difference in the Dodgers this year over last? I mean, besides that army in the front office.
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